Assistant Management Accountant

09 May 2017
07 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A global advertising agency are looking for a Management Accountant to join their ever growing finance team. This is a newly created position as the company has acquired some major new clients. It is an ideal position for someone looking to put into practice the skills they have developed in their studies and who is ambitious, with plenty of room for future development and progression.

Reporting to the Head of Management Accounts, the position will be working alongside a team of four management accountants.

You will have full responsibility for producing the monthly management accounts for the Central function for the Finance Director's review and subsequent presentation to the CFO and CEO.
You will work closely with various budget holders to track to spend and predict future costs in order to produce a consistent and highly accurate forecast.
Reporting and Planning:
• You will be responsible for producing the monthly management accounts for the entire Central function, including commentary on all material variances.
• Preparation and posting of all month end cost accruals, prepayment and re-classification journals and subsequent reconciliation of management accounts
• Monthly reporting of actuals, forecast, KPI's and commented movement analysis
• Working with Budget Holders to ensure forecast are up-to-date and accurately reflect cost expectations.
• Review of forecasts with FD, CEO and CFO.
• Coordinate and prepare the annual budget.
• Support with the annual preparation of statutory accounts and tax packs including liaising with external auditors.
Cost Management & Controls
• Coding and authorising all central overheads, including the review and authorisation of monthly payroll and staff costs as well as staff expenses.
• Review of the wider Partnership's spending including analysing, splitting and coding of supplier invoices to relevant companies and departments.
• Full Balance Sheet reconciliations including the preparation of monthly balance sheet reporting packs for FD review and submission to parent company.
Assisting Management Accounts Team & Ad Hoc Duties
• Managing the fixed asset register and posting depreciation journals.
• Assisting with month end tasks, including posting journals, reporting balances to group, assisting with group consolidation.